Biography and History

Preston Beyer was a businessman and cofounder (1966) of the John Steinbeck Society of America.

Source: From the finding aid for C0768

  • Preston Beyer Collection of John Steinbeck. 1970-1990 (bulk), 1939-1995 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0768

    Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera by and relating to John Steinbeck collected by Preston Beyer, cofounder of the John Steinbeck Society of America. Included is a large amount of correspondence (circa 1939-1993) of Beyer with bibliographers, critics, collectors, biographers, universities, friends, and relatives concerned with the life and works of John Steinbeck.